Appointments: John Traynor joins Karol Marketing Group

John Traynor's role at Karol Marketing Group will incorporate strategic development of the outdoor team and key accounts to incorporate PR, social media and digital communications

Karol founder and MD Stefan Lepkowski, left, has appointed outdoor industry veteran John Traynor
Karol founder and MD Stefan Lepkowski, left, has appointed outdoor industry veteran John Traynor

Karol Marketing Group (KMG) is delighted to announce that outdoor industry veteran John Traynor is to work within the team at its Newcastle office.

The role will incorporate strategic development of the outdoor team and key accounts to incorporate PR, social media and digital communications across a range of brands and activities in the UK, Europe and globally.

Karol founder and MD Stefan Lepkowski said: “John’s vast knowledge and experience gained over forty years in the industry will be invaluable in helping us take the business forward. We are actively seeking new business opportunities and would be delighted to explore opportunities and discuss strategies in detail.”

Traynor added: “After more than 20 years working on trade and consumer titles as a freelance with GreenShires Publishing, it was time for a change.

“These are exciting times for those willing to embrace and develop new opportunities as they unfold. Working with the talented, dynamic team at KMG will be challenging and rewarding in many ways. It certainly won’t be slow or dull!”

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